EDITORIAL: Finance firms wake up to biodiversity decline risks
Natural Capital aims to raise up to $10bn by 2022 through investments from institutional investors
A 2020 assessment of Earth paints yet another disturbing picture of how human actions are laying to waste its natural systems.
A cursory glance at the 83-page “Living Planet Report” by the World Wildlife Fund, the top organisation in wildlife conservation and endangered species, shows that since the Industrial Revolution more than three-quarters of the Earth’s ice-free land surface has been altered, most of the oceans have been polluted and more than 85% of the area of wetlands has been lost. ..